Space Invaders attack Tokyo! Iconic aliens appear on the side of Japanese skyscraper to mark the video game’s 40th anniversary

Aliens from Space Invaders were projected onto the window panes of a Tokyo skyscraper where they were blasted by enthusiastic fans to celebrate 40 years of the game. Four decades after the game took the world by storm, a high-tech exhibition is allowing ... ( read original story ...)

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